Senator Ahmad Lawan says the November 29 National Executive Council meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party stalled consideration of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and the Fiscal Strategy Paper.
Saraki said: “Let me make a commitment on behalf of the entire leadership of the National Assembly that we are on the same side with you.
The Senate Leader, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party to stop putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2018 Electoral Act Amendment bill into law.
They gave the endorsement at the end of a two -day APC North East Zonal meeting in Bauchi on Sunday.
The Corporation says it is utilising the fund to augment under-recoveries in the importation of Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol.
The confirmation, which was through a voice vote, followed presentation of report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service by its Chairman, Sen. Emmanuel Paulker at plenary.
The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, has said that increased socio-economic activities and improved security in the Northeast was an indication that the region was recovering from the excesses of Boko Haram insurgency.
No fewer than 137 aspirants under the All Progressives Congress are jostling for the 25 House of Assembly tickets Adamawa.
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; the Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; and the Presidential Liaison Officer (Senate), Dr. Ita Enang, on Monday met behind closed doors over the need for the National Assembly, especially the…
Enang and Senator Ahmed Lawan, Senate Majority Leader, gave this indication while addressing State House correspondents shortly after a closed-door meeting with Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday in Abuja.
He stated this while speaking with newsmen after a closed- door meeting with Adams Oshiomhole, the APC National Chairman on Tuesday in Abuja.
In a statement issued on his behalf by Alhaji Habu Kaku, Executive Director, Senator Ahmed Lawan Foundation, the Senate Leader said the insinuations spread by an online publication, were misleading and without any iota of truth.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that those attending the event are principal officers of the Assembly including the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan; while Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu…
The leader made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
Lawan said while women and physically challenged candidates were given the forms for free, others had to pay N10,000 for chairmanship and N2,000 for other positions.
The approval followed a motion by the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and 49 others.